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Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich

Twelve Sharp (2006)

by Janet Evanovich

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Series: Stephanie Plum (12)

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Ranger is forever my favourite male character after this book. I could not stop reading it. It's funny, intense, and sometimes really sad. ( )
  beearedee | Feb 14, 2015 |
Easily the best of the series so far. Some very real scary moments. ( )
  VincentDarlage | Jan 30, 2015 |
The best Stephanie Plum Series as loved Ranger's double and the suspense. As always love King's voice on audio. Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say. And now, the two are working together to find a killer, rescue a missing child, and stop a lunatic from raising the body count. When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, Vice Cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. Read them all! ( )
  JudithDCollins | Nov 26, 2014 |
Very good. I liked this book in the series. Lots of Stephanie/Ranger interaction which is always yummy ( )
  lushrain | Sep 29, 2014 |
I do believe that Twelve Sharp has to be the most realistic of Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series. In it, someone dangerous and quite crazy is impersonating Ranger. It starts off harmless enough with a stolen line of credit. It soon escalates when the Impersonator kidnaps Ranger's daughter, Julie.

Ranger now has to lie low and chooses Stephanie's apartment to do so. Especially when Fake Ranger begins to make threats against her. Meanwhile, Stephanie's family life is pretty chill except her kooky grandmother wants to join Lula and Sally Sweet's rock band. Not to mention, someone calling themselves Ranger's wife wants to kill Stephanie.

I really enjoyed Twelve Sharp. It was very realistic and very relaxed considering all of the high octane action going on. Most of the time in the Plum series, there's A LOT going on. Usually Stephanie is being threatened while she pines over both Morelli and Ranger along with the FTAs and the family drama. All of that happened in Twelve Sharp but it was very muted.

Stephanie and Lula were very competent in their bounty hunter business and the family drama was not very dramatic. The grandmother joined a band. That was it. The main storyline with Ranger and his daughter was compelling enough that the less is more concept worked here. ( )
  Y2Ash | Apr 16, 2014 |
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Woohoo!  To team Evanovich:  Alex, Peter and SuperJen
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When I was twelve years old I accidentally substituted salt for sugar in a cake recipe.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312349483, Hardcover)

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet!
While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her.
The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso …street name, Ranger.
The action turns deadly serious, and Stephanie goes from hunting skips to hunting a murderer.
Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say.  And now, the two are working together to find a killer, rescue a missing child, and stop a lunatic from raising the body count.  When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. 
Will the ticking clock stop at the stroke of twelve, or will a stranger in the wind find a way to stop Stephanie Plum…forever?  Filled with Janet Evanovich's trademark action, nonstop adventure, and sharp humor, Twelve Sharp shows why her novels have been called "hot stuff" (The New York Times), and Evanovich herself "the master" (San Francisco Examiner). 

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In Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is trying to track down a female stalker.

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